Jobs Listing Branding
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Fri 26 Jan, 2:55 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference KB22127
  • Opportunity to make a difference for children

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who want to make an impact for children, here in New Zealand and globally. Save the Children New Zealand (SCNZ) is a long-standing member of Save the Children Association which supports child-focussed programmes and advocacy in more than 120 countries around the world. SCNZ implements a portfolio of development projects across nine countries, and responds to humanitarian events world-wide, and advocates for the rights of children to ensure children are healthy, nourished, protected and learning.

The role requires an established children’s rights advocate with a successful track record at senior level of leading and delivering effective advocacy strategies and campaigns that have led to change.

Through discussion with the CEO and the Board, you will be responsible for identifying the advocacy priorities with clearly articulated advocacy positions to effect change for children. You will be delivering on these through your own research expertise and by representing SCNZ in the media. Your excellent communication skills will be well utilised as you seek opportunities to build partnerships with other advocacy agencies government and work and consult with children and young people to collect their views, as well as representing SCNZ on various advisory boards and forums (national and international). Your success in the role will be based on high levels of consultation across a wide range of external stakeholders. As well as being politically savvy, you will need strong influencing skills to bring people together, facilitate dialogue, and achieve results. This role is suited to those with experience developing and implementing advocacy strategy, campaigning and engaging with media.

To apply for this position please visit our Hot Jobs page at, quoting reference number 22127. For further information please contact Kirsty Brown on 04 4999 471. Applications close at 5pm on Monday 12 February.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.